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PCHC: Upper/Lower Gastro-Intestinal

Presenter: Jan Shea BSN, RN Community Based Nurse, Bucks County

10:00 am – 11:30 am; Part 1: The Upper Gastro-Intestinal (GI) System and Associated Disorders

This presentation will provide a review of the upper GI system, how it functions normally, and what occurs when it becomes disrupted by disease. Information will be shared regarding symptoms, diagnostic tests, potential risk factors and behaviors that can help keep your upper GI system healthy. The presentation will end with a look at several upper GI disorders such as dysphagia, GERD, gastritis, Barrett’s esophagus, hiatal hernia, peptic ulcer, and gastric cancer.

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm; Part 2: The Lower Gastro-Intestinal (GI) System and Associated Disorders

This presentation will provide a review of the lower GI system, the importance of the gut microbiome, how it functions normally, and what occurs when it becomes disrupted by disease. Information will be shared regarding symptoms, potential risk factors and behaviors that can help keep your lower GI system healthy. The presentation will end with a look at several lower GI disorders such as colitis, Crohn’s, irritable bowel syndrome, and colon cancer.

Once you register with PCHC you will be sent a link to register for the Zoom Webinar. To register for the above training, please fill out the PDF attached and fax it to PCHC 215-599-5180, or register on the website at www.pchc.org.

Upcoming Dates

No future dates are known at this time.

Past Dates

  • Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Location

Online

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